- 4 Year
- PEORIA, IL
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- Academicsgrade B+
- Valuegrade A
- Diversitygrade A minus
- Campusgrade C+
- Athleticsgrade B+
- Party Scenegrade A minus
- Professorsgrade B
- Locationgrade C+
- Dormsgrade C+
- Campus Foodgrade B minus
- Student Lifegrade B+
- Safetygrade B minus
As a mid-sized university with 5,400 students, Bradley provides students with resources not available at most small colleges including Division I sports, state-of-the art facilities and great academic variety. This size also allows Bradley to offer small classes and a student-faculty ratio of 12:1.
In addition to liberal arts and sciences, academic programs include business, communications, education, engineering, fine and performing arts, health sciences and technology. Innovative and well-recognized programs include cybersecurity, data science, entrepreneurship, game design, music and entertainment industry, direct-entry nursing, sports communication and physical therapy.
Located less than three hours from Chicago, St. Louis, and Indianapolis, the 84-acre campus is located in a historic residential neighborhood just one mile from downtown Peoria; the largest metropolitan area in downstate Illinois.
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Most Popular Majors
- Nursing82 Graduates
- Mechanical Engineering64 Graduates
- Psychology45 Graduates
- Accounting43 Graduates
- Civil Engineering41 Graduates
- Marketing41 Graduates
- Business40 Graduates
- Health Professions37 Graduates
- Computer Science30 Graduates
- Finance29 Graduates
User Experience at Bradley University
UX encompasses research, analysis, graphic design with insights from psychology, business and new media. As a user experience design major, you learn how to develop user-and-human-centered designs. Courses also introduce you to psychology, behavior performance and physical and cognitive abilities that are especially relevant to design research and thinking.
- Mix of Online and on Campus19%
- On Campus81%
- Perfect class sizes35%
- Calm and quaint, yet exciting and fun28%
- Big enough and still personal17%